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Cost & verdict

Price (on the road)

Β£18,795-Β£33,525

Target Price (cash)

Β£17,450-Β£33,285

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What Car?'s option recommendations

  • Metallic paint

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Β£193.65-Β£486.68/month

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Trim level

Type R GT
In Type R GT guise, the Civic blends formidable performance with a degree of luxury, for a price. Additions to standard Type R trim include dual-zone climate control, sat-nav, front and rear parking sensors and electrically retractable door mirrors. This is a lot to pay for a Civic, though.
Type R
In Type R form, the Civic is well equipped but doesn’t get as much kit as cheaper mainstream models. You get climate control, four electric windows, DAB radio, a rear parking camera and a touchscreen control system with internet connectivity, but some buyers may expect convenience items such as automatic headlights and wipers for this kind of money.
EX
EX trim adds extra safety kit including blindspot monitoring, plus you also get keyless entry and start, leather seats, adaptive dampers, passenger seat lumbar adjustment and a sunroof.
S
Entry-level S trim isn&#39;t worth considering because you don&#39;t even get a radio or air conditioning. Besides, the price premium to upgrade to SE trim is tiny.
SR
SR trim is our pick. Over SE trim, this adds a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear knob, automatic wipers, driver seat lumbar adjustment, power mirrors and a reversing camera for not a lot more money.,
Prestige
Range-topping Prestige gets a leather interior, rear heated seats and some chrome accents. There’s much better value to found further down the range, though.
Sport Plus
Everything you get with Sport trim, plus a sunroof, keyless entry, heated front seats, blindspot monitoring and a more powerful stereo. Too pricey to really recommend.
Sport
Sport is the cheapest trim available on the more powerful 1.5 petrol engine. It adds heated seats, a sporty bodykit, twin centre exhausts and LED headlights.
SE
Worth considering if you want to keep things relatively basic. Over and above entry-level S trim, SE gets you an AM/FM/DAB radio, air conditioning, alloy wheels and front and rear parking sensors.
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Miles per gallon

Official fuel economy figure

36.7-80.7 mpg

CO2 Emissions

Official emissions rating

106-93 g/km

VED Tax band

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F-F

Boot capacity

How much space is there?

1267 litres

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